Dr. Meg English

Meg English is a career teacher. She has taught International Baccalaureate classes, college composition and specializes in non-traditional gifted learners. She has written extensively on education, schools and parenting. Meg has an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and an M.S. in history. She and her husband, author John English, are the parents of two adopted boys and several foster children. They live in Belle Fourche, South Dakota within a few hours of their 6 grandchildren.

Foster Parenting: 4 Ways to Help Foster Kids Thrive in Your Home

By Dr. Meg English

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Foster kids often carry the weight of the world on their shoulders. These children have often experienced profound physical or emotional abuse. Such abuse is traumatizing and leaves wounds that are not immediately obvious—or for that matter, easy to address. Many times those wounds have never completely healed, and so they appear again when the... Read more »

How Parents Can Get the Most from Parent-Teacher Conferences

By Dr. Meg English

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Whether you love or loathe parent-teacher conferences, as a mom and retired teacher I can tell you that they're a very important part of your child's school year. For both you and your child's teacher, conferences are an opportunity to establish a powerful partnership, because, let's face it, you're much more effective when you work together. Whether you've already been through your child's first... Read more »